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This mathematical constant’s dedicatory day may have passed by without any festivities for some, but we here at AMG have decided to embrace our brainiac selves. That’s right, fellow poindexters, time to get your geek on!
Wanna hear a bit of celebratory tunes in honor of this auspicious and irrational number? Take a listen to Lars Erickson’s lyrical ode to Pi.
Geek/Nerd trivia, quiz questions and fun-facts
- For what does YKYBHTLW stand?
- What’s war-driving?
- What century did mathematicians first use plus and minus signs?
- What high-level computer language was named after a French mathematician and philosopher?
The deepest hole ever drilled by man is the Kola Superdeep Borehole, in Russia . It is over 40,000 feet deep.
In Portugese, Geek translates to “pencil neck” or eccentric.
Think math is too hard?? Even a dog can do it. Check out Maggie the Counting Dog:
We believe that the geeks who have come before us have graced us with the amazing technology to create our stunning design work and to them we offer thanks and action figures in tribute.
Our own staff is overflowing with nerd-dom, and while we may not transcend to the high levels of the Society of Creative Anacronism yet
we are ever striding forward so that someday we, too, can win the Adams College Greek Games by selling more pies than the Alpha Betas and by performing an elaborate computer driven, techno-song for the talent show. Clap your hands everybody and everybody clap your hands!
AMG Nerd Stats
Our resident copywriter, Molly, is a member of the Firefly Fanclub, a Galaga master, owns every DVD of Buffy, Angel and Supernatural ever made, and is addicted to NTN trivia. Plus, she owns the above Uhura doll from Star Trek TOS and has the theme from Battlestar Galactica as her answering machine message.
The Mikes, our creative gurus, have amassed a good deal of geekiness in their time, as well.
Mike Lindau was a member of Odyssey of the Mind, the choir, band, and drama club concurrently and he once bedazzled his own shirt to try and be more “punk rock.”
We believe Mike Tallman might be stuck in the nerdy 90’s (this is evident in his clothing choices) since he spends the majority of his free time playing Nintendo 64 Goldeneye and Mario Kart.
Our Marketing Exec, Ben, likes to brag (and Tweet) about acquiring 3 stars and beating all levels on Angry Birds. ‘Nuff said.
So, we would like to know…What is your nerdiest pastime?
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Answers to trivia:
- You Know You’ve Been Hacking Too Long When
- The act of searching for Wi-Fi wireless networks by a person in a moving vehicle, using a portable computer or PDA.
- The sixteenth